#2469 – An October Long Weekend Story

So as my followers at Instagram have known now, a bit earlier this month I had another long weekend by going on … another trip! Haha 😛 And this time around, I went to … Rome, Italy! I guess this destination is not surprising at all, though. I mean, I actually thought of going to…

#2450 – It’s One Year Since …

ENGLISH … my latest long-haul flight! So today one year ago, I boarded a Vietnam Airlines’ Airbus A350-900 reg VN-A898 at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport as flight VN19 to Paris as the end of my spring trip to Southeast Asia last year. Yep, it has been one year since my latest long-haul flight! This…

#2431 – A Weekend in Wien

ENGLISH Two and a half months ago (haha), I went on a short weekend getaway to Vienna. So here is the (short) story of my Vienna’s trip this time around, before it gets even more outdated 😛 . Obviously to get to Vienna, I chose to fly, haha 😀 . The KLM Schengen Crown Lounge…

#2422 – This Last Weekend

ENGLISH With my generally “slow” travelling season this summer for me, I was longing for a beach destination for a short weekend getaway somewhere. I then found a cheap return ticket to Nice, France for mid-September and bought it after confirming with the official Dutch travel advice which categorized the entirety of France as “yellow”…

#2402 – COVID-19 and My Travel Plans (2)

ENGLISH About two months ago I shared how the current COVID-19 pandemic had (already) affected my travelling plan up to that point. By then, I already had to cancel my upcoming late Spring trip to Norway and Sweden; and for the first time since 2011, to not go to Paris at the end of May/early…

#2378 – Business Class Drama and Ego

ENGLISH On my way back to Europe from Toronto during my recent year-end trip, I decided to upgrade my long-haul flight from Toronto to Paris with Air France to business class. And here I got “the” experience of having to deal with another passengers’ “ego” when flying business class. Here is the story. I arrived…

#2362 – 2019 Year End Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: KLM Business Class Boeing 747-400 Upper Deck Amsterdam to Toronto 3. Part II: Toronto (1) 4. Part III: Niagara Falls, Canada 5. Part IV: Niagara Falls, USA 6. Part V: Toronto (2) 7. Part VI: Air France Business Class Airbus A350-900…